bindi

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit

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Noun[edit]

bindi (plural bindis)

  1. The “holy dot” traditionally worn on the forehead of married Hindu women.
  2. Makeup or jewellery worn in imitation of such a dot.
  3. (Australia, slang) A tiny, sharp-needled seed often found on the ground in the bush.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbindi/
  • Hyphenation: bin‧di

Verb[edit]

bindi (present bindas, past bindis, future bindos, conditional bindus, volitive bindu)

  1. (transitive) to bind (books)

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Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

bindī̀ m

  1. tail
  2. (euphemistic) penis